Street Art: the role of the conservator and the collaboration with the artist

  • Bengtsen, P. (Member of panel)
  • David Brafman (Member of panel)
  • Marina Pugliese (Member of panel)
  • Ana Lizeth Mata Delgado (Member of panel)
  • Alan Ket (Member of panel)
  • Flavia Perugini (Chair)

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar


The Topic Series are virtual gatherings organized by the ICOM-CC Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group on specific themes to create opportunities to share projects, experiences, expertise, and ideas, pose questions, and discuss issues related to each theme.

This first virtual gathering will explore the topic of Street Art. During this event, a panel of professionals representing different countries, and with different backgrounds, will address the relationship between conservators and artists, report on a multitude of initiatives created to promote and advocate for Street Art, address educational needs, and propose collaborations aimed at securing the future of Street Art conservation.

The Working Group Assistant Coordinator Flavia Perugini (Senior Project Specialist at the Getty Conservation Institute) will conduct the conversation with the following panelists: David Brafman, Associate Curator of Rare Book collection at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, United States; Marina Pugliese, art historian, museum specialist, and director at the Area Museo delle Culture, Milan, Italy; Ana Lizeth Mata Delgado, Professor, Researcher and Restorer at the Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía-INAH, Mexico City, Mexico; Peter Bengtsen, Art Historian, Sociologist, and Faculty Member of the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences at Lund University, Lund, Sweden; Alan Ket, graffiti artist, curator, author, activist, and founder of the Museum of Graffiti in Miami, USA.
The event will be opened by the ICOM-CC Chair Kate Seymour and introduced by the ICOM-CC Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group Coordinator Anna Laganà.
Period2022 Oct 14
Held atGetty Conservation Institute, United States, California
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Free keywords

  • street art
  • graffiti
  • art preservation
  • art conservation
  • conservation
  • public art